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Tag: Marriage and Family

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Did Mary suffer from loneliness?
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Two dozen couples celebrate wedding anniversaries at cathedral Mass
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‘9 Days for Life’ unites hundreds of thousands in prayer for the protection of life
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Diocesan marriage and family life coordinator
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Grandparents as teachers
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A special meaning behind an orange lollipop
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Finding food for the soul at the kitchen table
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Vatican offers indulgence for visiting elderly, celebrating grandparents’ day
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Annual Diocesan Family Day Mass planned at St. Anne’s Shrine
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Father’s Day an opportunity to honor essential, generous vocation of fathers
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New album celebrates a marriage ‘anchored’ in faith after near shipwreck, says composer
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ENCORE: Personal accompaniment key to Vatican’s expanded vision for marriage formation
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Married couples honored at World Marriage Day Mass
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World Marriage Day 2023
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Keeping pace
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Pope: Church’s concern for the family goes beyond focus on couples
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The power of a promise
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Pinard remote control car
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Aging and a season of fruitfulness
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Natural Family Planning Awareness Week July 24-30
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Faith, farming and family
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Annual Family Day Mass
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Grandparents and Elders Second World Day
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Honor elders creatively
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Annual family Mass, picnic at St. Anne’s Shrine planned for July 10
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‘Supporting and building healthy relationships in your parish community’
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German bishop: Pastoral ministers must get training about dementia
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Be the Faith
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Joy and encouraging vocations
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World Marriage Day celebration
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Renewing wedding vows as a family ‘only strengthens the bond,’ says son
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National Marriage Week Feb. 7-14
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Mercy given, received and sometimes forgotten
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Celebrate Marriage Week Feb. 7-14
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‘Look me in the eye’
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Christmas in West Rutland
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Moving forward in faith, one brick at a time
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Husband and father as teacher, leader, example
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‘Share your faith journey’
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Women’s Retreat
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Catholic tricks for a heavenly treat: A guide to navigating Halloween
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Trust with a loving heart
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Vatican offers free e-book for family rosary

The Vatican Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life and the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network have a [...]

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Children learn importance of faith from parents
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St. Joseph: Calm, consistent, courageous father
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Priest learned importance of ‘fidelity to responsibilities’ from his father

Before his son ever mentioned a desire to become a priest, Kevin Chalifoux of Spencer, [...]

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‘What is the most important lesson your father taught you?’
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Knights of Columbus seeking new members
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New American father’s goal is to raise children according to Jesus’ teachings
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‘Abba, Father’
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Deacon Kendall focuses on service to family, Church and others
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Adoptive father encourages those considering adoption to pray to St. Joseph
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The ‘comfort of being home’
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Foster father: ‘It is worth it’
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Wanted and loved
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Communications update
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Virginia man rows to raise awareness, funds for Alzheimer’s caregivers
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Fathers are strengthened by living in God’s presence
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Whether considered theoretically or practically, fatherhood is in crisis today
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Annual diocesan Family Day Mass and Picnic
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‘To rest in the Lord …’
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Though short-lived, saint’s marriage offers couples lessons in love, trust
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Plan for World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly
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The patience of a father
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Parents honor daughter’s promise to help those with substance use disorder
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Movie review: ‘Spirit Untamed’

Pedigree is important where horses are concerned, and the equine-themed animated adventure "Spirit [...]

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Bread: Sign of God’s love for humankind
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All aboard! Essex Catholic Community Meal Train Ministry
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Witness to Love
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How do you define a successful marriage?
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World Marriage Day to be celebrated Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day
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Charity begins at home
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9 Days for Life, National Prayer Vigil for Life
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Holy Cross Family Ministries suggests 6 steps to foster more family prayer
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Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph
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A call to denounce Planned Parenthood founder
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Taking children to Mass
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Bishop Coyne comments on Pope Francis interview
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True prayer, like true faith, leads to care for others, pope says
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Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton
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Virtual rosary event

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will host a virtual rosary event on Oct. 7, the Memorial of [...]

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Saying ‘thank you’ to God is a beautiful prayer, pope tells children
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Movie review: ‘Mulan’

The early medieval "Ballad of Mulan" tells of the exploits of a heroine who, disguised as a man, [...]

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Life lessons on hospitality
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Family Summer Challenge
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The gift of wisdom is fit for a king and the rest of us
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Online book club debuts with ‘The Screwtape Letters’
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St. Katharine Drexel was early leader in social ministry
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Author hopes book on miscarriages will comfort those grieving same loss
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Re-Entering the Mystery of the Mass
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Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week July 19-25
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Fathers’ Day reflections
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Managing your children’s screen use
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Catechist has special message for children waiting for First Communion
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Mother’s Day during the Covid-19 pandemic
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Polls show faith is getting Americans through the coronavirus crisis
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Online resources: Diocese, Catholic Professionals, Knights, Alo
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Suicide: Let’s talk about it — Part 4, Reducing risk factors
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Siblings say their call to religious vocation finds strong family support
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‘Walking with Moms in Need’
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Good streaming choices abound for the youngest viewers
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Love lives in the sacred place called ‘home’
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Opportunities for youth to grow in faith as they practice social distancing

The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Diocese of Burlington suggests the following [...]

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Inviting neighbors to say rosary together leads to community of prayer
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Movie review: ‘1917’

"1917" (Universal) is a great movie about the Great War. By turns harrowing and lyrically beautiful [...]

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Salisbury teen translates for people in need
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Fractured souls take time to heal
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Nativity collection draws visitors, inspires faith
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‘Stay awake’ to God’s presence this Advent
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Review: ‘Playmobil: The Movie’

What middling community theater is to Broadway, "Playmobil: The Movie" (STX) is to the Lego film [...]

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Pope calls for teaching youth to be active citizens
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Movie review: ‘Knives Out’

As the days of 2019 dwindle down to a precious few, we're unlikely to see the year produce a more [...]

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Teen dedicates Scout project to unborn children, including 4 siblings
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Pope asks Catholics to set up, be enchanted by a Nativity scene
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Advent activities for the family
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Movie review: ‘Arctic Dogs’

"Arctic Dogs" (AMBI Group) serves up family-friendly fare, scoring high on the cuteness meter [...]

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Family prayer, reading lives of saints inspire vocations, sister says
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Book review: ‘Be Brave in the Scared’

“Be Brave in the Scared: How I Learned to Trust God During the Most Difficult Days of My Life.”  By [...]

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Saint-O-Lanterns
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Hearing God’s voice
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The ministry of listening
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White Ribbon Against Pornography 2019
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Movie review: ‘The Addams Family’

Those creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky characters from the imagination of Charles Addams [...]

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Faith formation for the whole family
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Rutland family makes Dismas meals a tradition
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Movie review: ‘Joker’

Origin stories of Batman villains don't get any darker than this one. Director Todd Phillips and [...]

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Catholic Schools Faith Formation Day
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Movie review: ‘Abominable’

"Adorable" has a new synonym: "Abominable" (DreamWorks), a charming animated film which transforms [...]

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Accompanying young disciples in your parish
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Book review: ‘MicroShifts: Transforming Your Life One Step at a Time’

“MicroShifts: Transforming Your Life One Step at a Time.” By Gary Jansen. Chicago: Loyola Press, [...]

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Youth ministry fostered priestly vocation for Father Forman
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Mater Dei ‘Young Apostles’ share, serve, shine
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Pro-life leaders say low abortion rate good news but not complete picture
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‘Let’s Build One’
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Discipleship: Being vs. doing
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Movie review: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’
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Response to UVMMC violation of federal Church Amendment
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USCCB committee chairmen commend administration for actions enforcing conscience law on abortion
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August saint: Louis IX of France
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Bishop releases names of priests credibly accused of abuse
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Movie review: ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’

Much feathery fun is packed into "The Angry Birds Movie 2" (Sony), the latest animated installment [...]

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Texas author’s book a ‘love letter’ to Paris cathedral, the French people
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Pro-life leaders urged to persevere, continue to teach truth ‘with love’
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Movie review: ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

"The Art of Racing in the Rain" (Fox 2000), an otherwise benign drama about a man and his dog, [...]

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Natural Family Planning Awareness Week: July 21–27
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Movie review: ‘The Lion King’

Advances in moviemaking technology allow a story that could only previously be told as a cartoon to [...]

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Lectoring helps youth feel connected to Mass, community
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New youth ministry guidelines

The Diocese of Burlington is in the process of moving reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation to [...]

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Totus Tuus: From student to teacher
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Movie review: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

Snappy and substantial, "Spider-Man: Far From Home" (Columbia), director Jon Watts' follow-up to [...]

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Spiritual direction: Awakening more deeply to the presence of God
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Directing vocations
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Movie review: ‘Yesterday’
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Chicago woman’s healing is miracle in Cardinal Newman’s sainthood cause
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Suicide: A rising epidemic
Category: Vermont
Catholic women’s group fosters friendship, spiritual growth
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Family Day at St. Anne’s Shrine
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Movie review: ‘Toy Story 4’

Just how good are the hotshots behind "Toy Story 4" (Disney)? So good that, by the time the closing [...]

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Family Day Retreat in Troy focuses on ‘Love, Live in Me’
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Bishop Coyne’s statement regarding the signing of H.57 into law
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Movie review: ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’

Lessons about overcoming fear and helping those in need are featured in "The Secret Life of Pets 2" [...]

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The seal of confession
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Movie review: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’

If there were an Academy Award for the most aurally annoying film of the year, "Godzilla: King of [...]

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Illinois House OKs abortion bill; vote called ‘collective moral failing’
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Come July 1, Knights of Columbus get a new look after 79 years
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Prenatal diagnosis of illness is no excuse for abortion, pope says
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Pope: Sport strengthens friendships, brings out best of body, mind
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Movie review: ‘Poms’

Moviegoers turning to the senior-themed comedy "Poms" (STX) in the hope of being treated to the [...]

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This summer let young and old climb aboard the same canoe
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Thank God for mothers
Category: Nation
Incoming U.S. priests had varied professions before entering seminary
Category: Vermont
Stronger together: Family faith formation
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Holy Land pilgrimage
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May Saints: Sts. Philip and James

In the month of May, the Church celebrates two more of Jesus' Apostles — Philip and James. While we [...]

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Movie review: ‘UglyDolls’

"UglyDolls" (STX) call to mind that age-old saying, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." They’re [...]

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Being Catholic online: Is there a theology of social media?
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Book review: ‘Death by Minivan’

“Death by Minivan.” By Heather Anderson Renshaw. Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor, Inc., 2018. 144 [...]

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Edmundites celebrate Religious Brothers Day, May 1
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What role can social media play in evangelization?
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Women religious as spiritual mothers
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Movie review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Aficionados of the Marvel Comics universe are likely to be thrilled by the sweeping epic "Avengers: [...]

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Bishop says ‘love of Christ’ compels him to proclaim Gospel of life
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Vermont Sisters of Mercy to celebrate past, present, future
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April Saint: St. Anselm

Anyone who knew St. Anselm as a typical pleasure loving youth might have been surprised at just how [...]

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Movie review: ‘Penguins’
Category: Vermont
Discipleship is for everyone
Category: Vermont
Youth and Family Night
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Easter placek: Polish sweet yeast bread
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Tips for an eco-friendly Easter
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Chrism Mass
Category: Schools
Digital academy accepting registrations

The Diocese of Burlington’s St. Therese of Lisieux Digital Academy is an online diocesan Catholic [...]

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Embrace the cross, trust God will triumph, pope says on Palm Sunday
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Movie review: ‘Little’

"Ain't nobody got time for reality," says Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall), the successful but [...]

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Liberating the heart with God’s grace
Category: Vatican
All are debtors before God’s love, forgiveness, pope says
Category: Vermont
‘A beautiful place’: Vermont Catholic Charities residential care homes
Category: Vermont
Bishop Marshall School plans to expand

Bishop John A. Marshall School in Morrisville has announced plans to expand its current building to [...]

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Movie review: ‘Shazam!’

Endowed by a wizard (Djimon Hounsou) with the ability to transform himself, by dint of the titular [...]

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Book review: ‘Make Today Matter: 10 Habits for a Better Life (and World)’
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Vatican cookbook offers rare collection of recipes, history, photos
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Movie review: ‘Dumbo’

The sight of a cuddly baby elephant taking to the skies is clearly meant to send spirits soaring in [...]

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A ‘Buen Camino’ to Essex Catholic youth
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Parish catechetical leader grateful for ‘amazing journey’
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High school retreat at St. Anne’s Shrine
Category: Schools
Schooled in social media

Of the two biggest marketing tools used by Jennifer Nordenson, vice principal/director of [...]

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Movie review: ‘Unplanned’

The hard-hitting, fact-based drama "Unplanned" (Pure Flix) dares its viewers to confront the [...]

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Category: Nation
New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or [...]

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The meaning of discipleship
Category: Schools
Anti-bullying message at Mater Christi School
Category: Vermont
Mount St. Joseph Academy won Boys Division II Basketball Championship
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‘Unplanned’ film on abortion is story of ‘hope, forgiveness and love’

Abby Johnson's life had already become an open book. Soon it also will become a national box office [...]

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Tuition-free fourth quarter at Mount St. Joseph Academy
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‘The Princessipal’
Category: World
‘Our only hope is in God’: New Zealanders gather to pray after shooting
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Movie review: ‘Wonder Park’

The most frequently used word in the animated adventure "Wonder Park" (Paramount) is [...]

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For Lent, Irish Catholics urged to abandon ‘weapons of mass distraction’
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Vermont Catholic Community Foundation update
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Movie review: ‘Captain Marvel’

Lavish origin story finds the superhero of the title (Brie Larson) faithfully serving the alien [...]

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March saints: Sts. Felicity and Perpetua

Though their names may not be as familiar to us today, the story of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity and [...]

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Catholic youth learn significance of ashes in fiery Lenten tradition
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This Lent, go without
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Learning to lose control
Category: Vermont
Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion
Category: Nation
Bishop ‘touched emotionally’ by film on Father Tolton’s boyhood, family
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Movie review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’

In his 1922 book "What I Saw in America," the great Catholic writer G.K. Chesterton reflects on how [...]

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February saint: Blessed Daniel Brottier

Even before her official canonization in 1925, Father Daniel Brottier credited the intercession of [...]

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Poll: Big majorities of Democrats, young people reject late-term abortion
Category: Vermont
Vermont Catholic Men’s Conference
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Movie review: ‘Fighting With My Family’

The fact-based story of a tight-knit British family obsessed with the sport of wrestling makes for [...]

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Category: Vermont
Diocese of Burlington to offer paid parental leave
Category: Vermont
Obituary: Father Leonidas Bernard Laroche
Category: World
Vatican summit opens with acknowledgment of evil committed
Category: Vermont
God’s mercy in an ambulance
Category: Vatican
To know God is to know love, pope says
Category: Nation
Cardinal Dolan: Church loves, welcomes pregnant women, is ‘honored’ to serve them
Category: Vermont
Dog sledding for a cause in Derby Line
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Movie review: ‘Isn’t It Romantic’

In this clever send-up of romantic comedies, an architect (Rebel Wilson) who's a cynical critic of [...]

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Live ‘Laudato Si’’ this Lent
Category: Nation
‘Blessing Box’
Category: Vermont
Vermont bishop says abortion bill ‘goes too far’ by allowing infanticide
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’

Everything is (still) awesome in this spirited and amusing animated sequel to 2014's "The Lego [...]

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Mount St. Joseph Academy Ski Team
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Elderly provide reminders of eternal values that give life beauty, meaning
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And I Will Give You Shepherds
Category: Vermont
World Marriage Day 2019
Category: Vermont
South Burlington Catholic Town Meeting
Category: Vermont
Stocking up HOPE
Category: Press Releases
Statement of the Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne regarding H.57
Category: Vatican
Gift of fidelity
Category: Vermont
MSJ and Stafford a winning combo for senior William Li
Category: Vermont
Catholic Schools: Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed
Category: Vermont
Respect Life Rally in Montpelier
Category: Vermont
Norwich’s St. Francis of Assisi Church children’s choir
Category: Saints
January saints: Timothy and Titus

Aside from being followers of Jesus and members of the early Christian community, Titus and Timothy [...]

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Movie review: ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’

Who needs a roller coaster when you have "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" (Fox), a dizzying Japanese [...]

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Category: Vermont
Essex Junction Catholic Town Meeting

More than 100 people joined Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne at Holy Family Parish Hall in [...]

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Category: Vermont
Vermont Catholic Charities receives grant from Vermont Community Foundation to support agency’s Emergency Aid Program
Category: Nation
Birth mother, daughter who reunited a year ago march for life together
Category: Vermont
Diocese to provide aid for federal workers, those affected by government shutdown
Category: Vermont
Vermont Catholic Professionals Profile: Patrick Leduc
Category: Vermont
March for Life 2019
Category: Vermont
Total surrender to Jesus
Category: Vermont
Rally for Life in Montpelier
Category: Nation
Archbishop: ‘Let’s pray we can be effective witnesses’ for life, love, mercy
Category: Nation
Crowd comes to march for different reasons but same message: Defend life
Category: Reviews
Movie review: “The Kid Who Would Be King”

The Arthurian legend gets an inventive updating in this thrilling adventure that casts [...]

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Category: Vermont
Feeding body and soul
Category: Nation
Annual poll shows 75 percent of adults want restrictions on abortion
Category: Nation
Shutdown won’t deter crowds from marching for life in nation’s capital
Category: Vermont
Vermont Catholic Professionals
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘A Dog’s Way Home’
Category: Vermont
The mission of the laity
Category: Vermont
‘The Holy Spirit is at work’ at the Catholic Center at the University of Vermont
Category: Vermont
The spiritual law of causality
Category: Vermont
Catholic organizations offer scholarships
Category: Vermont
Permanent Diaconate Formation classes to begin
Category: Vermont
Hospitality ministry nurtures welcoming parish community
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘The Grace of Enough’
Category: World
Time passes, but God’s love endures, pope says as 2018 ends
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Welcome to Marwen’

The story behind the fact-based tale "Welcome to Marwen" (Universal) is a compelling one. And it [...]

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Category: Vermont
Feeding the hungry in Brattleboro
Category: Saints
December saint: St. John the Apostle

Although we now know him primarily as the author of the Gospel that bears his name, the picture [...]

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Category: World
Pope at Christmas: Come to the manger with love, charity, simplicity
Category: Vermont
The Radiant Light of Christ
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Humanity is the true gift of Christmas
Category: Uncategorized
Jesus’ social etiquette
Category: Nation
Woman hopes exhibit of her creches will help all focus on gifts of Jesus
Category: Vermont
Vermont Cursillo ‘dormant’
Category: Nation
Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign Jan. 14-22

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced the annual "9 Days for Life" prayer and [...]

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CatholicTV to Air Christmas Masses
Category: Schools
Sharing the Christmas spirit
Category: Vermont
Do small things with great love
Category: Vermont
Call to discipleship
Category: Uncategorized
‘But that’s not my mom’
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Mortal Engines’

This is a visually impressive but dramatically sterile adventure set in a dystopian far future [...]

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Category: World
Filmmaker’s ‘Camino’ documentary finds home on PBS
Category: Vermont
‘Life is Precious Trip’ for teens
Category: Vermont
Year of the Family recap

The Diocese of Burlington’s Year of the Family was a year filled with family-friendly activities, [...]

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Category: Uncategorized
It’s the most wonderful time of the year … to sing
Category: Vermont
Advent Appeal
Category: Reviews
2 new books give parents ideas to help raise children Catholic

"The Light Entrusted to You: Keeping the Flame of Faith Alive" by John Wood. Ignatius Press (San [...]

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Category: Vermont
Salt, light, coffee
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Stan & Ollie’

To reinforce the proposition that Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were, and still are, sacred icons of [...]

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Category: Vermont
Caring for the Earth with solar power
Category: Nation
Women religious prepare for Christmas with German Catholic tradition
Category: Nation
Ruling ‘finally’ ends EWTN court fight over HHS mandate
Category: Vermont
Advent
Category: Vermont
Corpus Christi Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Green Book’

"Green Book" (Universal) opens with a singer in the Copacabana nightclub in New York belting out [...]

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Category: Nation
CDC report shows continued decline in U.S. abortion rate
Category: Nation
Huge Catholic-run food pantry creates Thanksgiving blessing for the poor
Category: Vermont
Life is Precious Trip
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

The burly demolition specialist who lent his name to 2012's "Wreck-It Ralph" returns to the big [...]

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Category: Nation
Imitate the first Thanksgiving with local fare
Category: Vermont
Third session of Diocesan Synod focuses on communications
Category: Vermont
Spiritual Adoption Program a powerful support for unborn children
Category: Vermont
Cultivating a mature friendship with Christ
Category: Vermont
Obituary: Stephen E. Ticehurst
Category: Nation
Audio, large-print resources can help elderly parishioners
Category: Vermont
National Vocation Awareness Week
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’

German author E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" has proven a remarkably [...]

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Category: World
The Church online
Category: Vermont
Serve Our Neighbors
Category: Vermont
God is always constant
Category: Vermont
Diocese of Burlington launches ‘Promise to Protect’ website
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Indivisible’
Category: Vermont
Permanent Diaconate news
Category: Schools
Rice ‘Memory Project’
Category: Vermont
Program for Catholics who are separated or divorced
Category: Nation
March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

Next year's March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life [...]

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Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’

In 2015, Jack Black portrayed real-life author R.L. Stein in the eponymous cinematic adaptation of [...]

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Category: Vermont
St. Francis Xavier Parish 150th anniversary celebration
Category: World
Digital outreach to young people
Category: Vermont
In God’s time
Category: Vermont
Coverage of Diocesan Synod
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘First Man’

By turns the intimate portrait of its elusive subject's inner life and a lavish look back at the [...]

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Category: Vermont
Workshop for Catholics Who Are Separated or Divorced
Category: Nation
Florida Dioceses offer prayers for those in hurricane’s path

With EMS service suspended in some parts of Florida as Hurricane Michael made landfall Oct. 10 in [...]

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Category: Vermont
Statement from Bishop Christopher Coyne Regarding Committee Of Lay Men And Women To Examine Personnel Files Pertinent To Allegations Of Clergy Abuse
Category: Vermont
Solar panels at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Norwich
Category: Vermont
Vermont Catholic Community Foundation
Category: Vatican
Mercy, love can heal wounded marriages, pope says
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Synod to begin in Vermont
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘A Star Is Born’

The third remake of that sturdy warhorse "A Star Is Born" (Warner Bros.) pays occasional homage to [...]

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Category: Vermont
Survey: How do you witness the Catholic faith?
Category: Vermont
Choosing Catholicism
Category: Vermont
Bike Smart
Category: Vermont
More than a Year of Creation
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘God Listens: Personal Stories of Answered Prayers’
Category: Saints
Simple Saints
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Smallfoot’

Turning the legend of Bigfoot on its head with plenty of laughs along the way comes the animated [...]

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Category: Nation
#WhyImCatholic
Category: Vermont
Rutland Catholic schools’ new uniforms
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’
Category: Vermont
Having faith
Category: Vermont
Pursuing holiness
Category: Nation
Mercy Sisters’ home provides refuge during Florence
Category: Vermont
A journey back to faith after divorce
Category: Vermont
Beyond the statistics
Category: Vermont
Totus Tuus: vacation bible school with value
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘God Bless the Broken Road’

A crisis of faith can certainly serve as the basis for a compelling drama. In the case of the [...]

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Category: World
Pope to visit Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

Pope Francis will travel to the eastern periphery of Europe to honor a faith that withstood a Nazi [...]

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Category: Vermont
What is God calling you to do?
Category: Schools
Interview with St. Michael’s College President Lorraine Sterritt
Category: Vermont
Statement of the Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne, Bishop of Burlington, concerning the former St. Joseph’s Orphanage
Category: Saints
Humble service and merciful love
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘BlacKkKlansman’

After becoming the first African-American police officer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the [...]

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Category: Vermont
‘It is not enough to apologize:’ Initial response to the scandals and sin rocking our Church
Category: Vermont
Deacon Garrow ‘Prays it Forward’
Category: Vermont
Statement of the Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne, Bishop of Burlington, responding to scandal and sin in our Church

My brothers and sisters in faith, Over the last six weeks, new revelations of scandalous and [...]

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Category: World
Slovakia’s newest martyr is example for young people, says cardinal
Category: Nation
Bishop echoes pope: The poor’s plight is ‘the Gospel, pure and simple’
Category: Vermont
Steeple repair
Category: Vermont
November workshop to support divorced, separated Catholics

In response to Pope Francis’ appeal for “a ministry to care for those whose marital relationship [...]

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Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘A.X.L.’

This is a gentle but bland tale of a teen motocross racer (Alex Neustaedter) who happens upon, [...]

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Category: Uncategorized
Movie review: ‘Aquaman — Rage of Atlantis’

For parents and comic fans weary of the adult nature of many modern superhero films, a safe refuge [...]

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Category: Vermont
Parish pilgrimage a time of renewal and education
Category: Nation
Young pilgrims welcome World Youth Day Cross, Marian icon to U.S. cities
Category: World
Puerto Rico getting back on feet ‘step by step,’ but long road remains
Category: Vermont
Diocesan conference focuses on family
Category: World
Pope meets survivors of abuse in Ireland

Pope Francis spent 90 minutes meeting privately with eight survivors of sexual, physical and [...]

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Category: World
Faith strengthens marriage, makes love grow, pope says
Category: World
World Meeting of Families teen space designed for ‘festival atmosphere’
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Operation Finale’

World War II movies are their own genre but not many film stories are told from the Jewish [...]

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Category: World
Panelists urge families to come up with media plan to help protect minors
Category: Vermont
The rosary: A prayer for anyone, anywhere, anytime
Category: Vatican
Pope says he sees continuity, not rupture in ‘Amoris Laetitia’
Category: Vermont
Making pierogis at St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish
Category: Vermont
‘Sermon on the Mount’
Category: Nation
Sexual abuse is always intolerable, regardless of the circumstances
Category: Vermont
Make a day of it: Montpelier
Category: Uncategorized
Grandparents: Stewards of time, talent and treasure
Category: Nation
‘Mountaintop Mass’ celebrated to honor Father McGivney draws 1,000
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Dog Days’

Written by Elissa Matsueda and Erica Oyama and directed by Ken Marino, the new comedy "Dog Days" [...]

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Category: Nation
Knights’ donations, volunteer hours and members keep growing, CEO says
Category: Vermont
Make a day of it: Middlebury
Category: Vermont
August saint: St. Cajetan
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Christopher Robin’

It's always dangerous to tamper with perfection. And, if there were ever a perfect world, it must [...]

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Category: Vermont
Make a day of it: Shelburne
Category: Vermont
Year of the Family Conference

Reflecting Pope Francis’ call to share the Gospel of the good news of the family, the premier event [...]

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Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’

Tom Cruise's by-now iconic American agent Ethan Hunt is at the top of his game in the engrossing [...]

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Category: World
50th anniversary of ‘Humanae Vitae’
Category: Vermont
An interview with newly ordained Father Steven Marchand
Category: Vermont
Make a day of it: Ludlow
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’

Like the excursion around which it's built, the animated kids' comedy "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer [...]

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Category: Vermont
Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre moving to College of St. Joseph
Category: Vermont
No vacation from vocation
Category: Uncategorized
Change coming to timing of Sacrament of Confirmation
Category: Vermont
Make a day of it: Wilmington
Category: Vermont
Bill Gavin to provide music at ‘SoulFest: Music, Love, Action’ in New Hampshire

A chance encounter at a diocesan event led to an exciting first-time invitation for William Gavin, [...]

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Category: Vermont
Repairing and restoring Vermont’s cemeteries
Category: Vermont
Make a day of it: Windsor
Category: Vermont
Gazing at the heavens above
Category: Vermont
Transforming our evangelization strategies
Category: Vermont
Theresa Tomasi: mother of 27 adopted children
Category: Vermont
Diocesan family Mass at St. Anne’s Shrine
Category: Vermont
Make a day of it: Burlington
Category: Uncategorized
Created in community
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Uncle Drew’

NBA fans will likely appreciate the mostly harmless sports comedy "Uncle Drew" (Summit). Viewers [...]

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Category: Vermont
Make a Day of It: Bennington
Category: Nation
USCCB gets hundreds of calls from persons seeking to foster detained children

Maybe it was the request by the Pentagon for 20,000 mattresses as military bases become, at least [...]

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Category: Vermont
Make a Day of It: Barton

You might save this “Make A Day of It” trip for a warm summer day because in Barton, a swim in [...]

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Category: Nation
The beauty of togetherness
Category: Vermont
Reflecting on fatherhood
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Incredibles 2’

The first family of superheroes returns in "Incredibles 2" (Disney), the highly anticipated sequel [...]

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Category: Nation
How Catholic schools foster self-discipline offers lessons, says study
Category: Vermont
Where do you ‘Make a Day of It?”
Category: Vermont
Obituary: Ann M. O’Leary
Category: Reviews
Documentary review: ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

First off, to answer everyone's question about "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (Focus), the cheerful [...]

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Category: Vatican
Vatican: Sports on Sundays OK, except when used to skip Mass
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Adrift’

One of the intractable complications of sailing on the Pacific Ocean, we are told very early in the [...]

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Category: Nation
Veterans found ‘life-changing,’ ‘healing’ experience at Lourdes
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Before he grew up to be Harrison Ford, intergalactic freebooter Han Solo was Alden Ehrenreich — or [...]

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Category: Nation
The gift of grandparents
Category: Vermont
Preparing for marriage
Category: Vermont
Cultivating priestly vocations
Category: Vermont
Video series: Called to Holiness

Some Catholic families from the Diocese of Burlington are making their contribution to The Year of [...]

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Category: Vermont
‘As long as you both shall live:’ Advice from married couples
Category: Uncategorized
Bless the children
Category: Vermont
Reclaiming family Sabbath time
Category: Nation
How to widen our hearts on Mother’s Day
Category: Vermont
Joy of motherhood
Category: Nation
Care for people with mental illness

California's Catholic bishops issued a pastoral letter outlining ways the Church could do a better [...]

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Category: Nation
Sometimes it takes a death to reveal greatness
Category: Vermont
The family that prays together
Category: Nation
Laetare Living: Joy in Ministry
Category: Vermont
Dwelling with Christ
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘The Lego Flash Movie’

Combine familiar comic book figures with the memorable time-warp premise of 1993's "Groundhog Day," [...]

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Category: World
Dignity of family
Category: Vermont
#ReconnectWithFamily
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Isle of Dogs’

  Writer-director Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" (Fox Searchlight) pushes the limits of his [...]

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Category: Vermont
Highlight: The Giroux Family
Category: Vermont
Coping with loss

When a loved one dies, life changes for family members. That is an understatement in many [...]

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Category: Vermont
A Game Changing Moment for the Church in the United States?
Category: Vermont
Natural Family Planning: Doorway to faith
Category: World
Upcoming apostolic exhortation: ‘Rejoice and Be Glad’
Category: Vermont
Lisa Lorenz: Foster parent

Lisa Lorenz of Ascension Church in Milton is a single foster mother of a 2-year-old [...]

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Category: Vermont
‘One great family of faith’
Category: Vermont
God’s persistent call
Category: Vermont
What does family mean to you?
Category: Nation
Indiana parishioner, 109, ‘joy of the parish’
Category: Vermont
Recipe: Resurrection Rolls
Category: Vermont
‘Array of Hope’ brings message of hope to Vermont

A ray of hope for the future of the Catholic Church was shining bright at St. Michael School in [...]

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